Series 29 - Memorabilia, Awards, Autobiographical Material and Posthumous Papers

Date Range1938? - 1996
Quantity45.5 cm, 8 boxes, documents, files, journal
ProvenanceJames Hamlyn Willis

Certificates and awards including the Order of Australia Award and Willis's doctorate , Willis's last diaries, memorabilia, newsclippings collected by Willis, photographs, thankyou letters, correspondence and obituaries and other material regarding memorials and commemorative services held after Willis died, some of which are inscribed with hand written annotations and small descriptions. The 'Autobiographical Writings of J.H. Willis (1991)' includes photographs and handwritten manuscripts of significance, and two series of letters written by Jim Willis to his family while at Kew as Australian Botanical Liaison Officer.


Published by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre on AustehcWeb, November 2000
With support from Friends of the Botanic Gardens, Norman Wettenhall Foundation, William Buckland Foundation and The Maud Gibson Trust
Listed by Rachel Tropea with Andrea Barnes and Fay Anderson
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Updated 15 November 2007

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